MaltaToday | 13 August 2008

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The 16th edition of the Evenings on Campus is currently being held at the Old University Courtyard, St Paul’s Street, Valletta. Tickets for all events are available from and the following outlets: Vodafone, Exotique, Agenda, NewsKiosk, Bookends and at the door. All events start at 20:30. Below are the events scheduled for this week.

Tonight and tomorrow
La Mandragola
A free adaptation from the play by Niccolò Machiavelli presented by the Compagnia Balagàn in collaboration with the Istituto Italiano di Cultura. The show has an open scenario and is characterised by the use of musical interludes and noises ‘off’ in the form of musical and percussion instruments. The basic needs of Man will be emphasised: hunger, love, power and sex whilst the involvement of the audience will also be encouraged. The dialogue and action will be quick in every sense, light and rhythmic.

August 23
Vanessa and the Os + Beangrowers
French-based musician Vanessa Contenay-Quinones, who has collaborated with Lou Reed and Smashing Pumpkins’ will be playing with the Beangrowers.,


August 17
Anima di Pietroburgo
A photographic exhibition by Kenneth Scicluna at the Loggia, National Museum of Fine Arts, Valletta. Free Entrance. Open Monday to Sunday from 09.00 - 17.00 (Last Admission 16.30 ).

Until August 29
A Landscape Vision
Exhibition of paintings by Peter Heywood at Gallery G, Villa Gourgion, 4, Sir Ugo Mifsud Street, Lija. More info ñ 21421984/5 or email

Until August 30
Life As It Happens – Valletta Waterfront Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow
A photography exhibition documenting the story of the Valletta Waterfront since its launch three years ago. Set up on the waterfront parallel with the Atrium Carpark, it features over 80 photographs, some of them measuring over four metres. They record the various happenings since June 3, 2005 categorised in three themes: history, culture and cruising activities. Open from Monday to Sunday, between 10:00 and 22:00. For more information, email:

Until September 8
Gloriana - The Gate of Atlantis
Exhibition of paintings by Raphael Labro at the Cittadella Cultural Art Centre, Victoria, Gozo. Open daily from 10:00 to 16:00.


August 16
Areola Treat + Retrophytes
The bands will be playing at Poxx Bar, Paceville from 21:30. Entrance is at €7.

August 21
Eve Ransom
The band will be performing at V5 Bar, Valletta from 22:00. Entrance is free.

Unplugged Wednesdays
Acoustic music at Townhouse 5, Republic Street, Rabat. Starts at 21:00 and entrance is free. To get to Townhouse 5, drive into Rabatís main street, passing the petrol station, and make a second turning on the right. Reservations: 27500055.


Surfside Wednesdays
Outdoor parties at Surfside, Sliema every Wednesday from 20:30. Featuring DJs Clayton J and Tony Tony plus weekly guests. Register for an eight-week pass from

Tat-Tarag Wednesdays
Night of music and art at the Tat-Tarag Wine Bar, Saqqajja Hill, Rabat from 20:30. Tel: 79256198, or email


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MaltaToday News
13 August 2008

Message in a bottle-ban

Saviour Balzan
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Slight increase in traffic accidents

When the love is gone

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Man, 29, denies rape

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